I spent my early childhood years in Hawaii, and the warm, loving Hawaiian culture has always stayed with me.
People ask how I can live in dirty, busy, crazy NYC and I say, “Because I have Hawaii in my heart.”
I mean it. The towering buildings around me are just palm trees in a different form.
So to those of you who know…Happy Aloha Friday!
To your family, to your ‘Ohana, to anyone who needs a smile today.
Enjoy the shave ice!
Here are my parents arriving in Hawaii for the first time in the 1970s…